Turkey fun facts

Antalya
10 Jan

12 Admirable Facts about Antalya

If you could imagine what paradise on Earth looks like, we’re guessing it resembles Antalya quite a bit! This stunning city is located in Turkey, along the Mediterranean Sea. Known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning views, there’s something for everyone here. But, just in case you can’t get there right now, here …
Hagia Sophia at night
10 May

8 Highly Impressive Facts about Hagia Sophia

If you travel anywhere in Istanbul, Turkey, make a point of checking out the Hagia Sophia, arguably one of the country’s most spectacular landmarks and most important mosques. This Byzantine monument is truly enormous, and it’s been around for more than a millennium and a half. Want to know more? Here are some fun facts …
Fun facts about the Ottoman Empire
7 Mar

10 Outrageous Facts about The Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire is one of the most famous ruling classes of all human history. The Ottoman Period itself lasted for about 600 years and only ended in the 20th century! Here are some fun facts about the Ottoman Empire to help clue you up on this powerful dynasty. 1. When did the Ottoman Empire …
fun facts about Istanbul
10 Jul

10 Interesting Facts about Istanbul

Istanbul is easily one of the most popular cities in the world, and with good reason! This stunning city has traces of its rich history all over, boasting bright colors and fantastic foods. So, let’s get to know this Turkish delight a little better with some fun facts about Istanbul. 1. Where is Istanbul, anyway? …
Fun Facts about the Black Sea
26 Feb

12 Spectacular Facts about The Black Sea

One of the largest seas in the world, the Black Sea is a major body of water that connects many of the major European rivers together. It borders multiple European countries and is therefore seen as something of a major border cross-continent. How much do you know about the Black Sea? Is it safe to …
facts about WW1
12 Jan

14 Incredible Facts About WW1

It was known as the Great War and the War to End All Wars pre-1939, but the 1st World War soon became overshadowed by the tragic events that followed. With that in mind, what are the amazing facts you need to know more than 100 years on? Take a look at some incredible facts about …
nutritional facts about turkey
24 Dec

9 Nutrition Facts About Turkey Meat

It’s hard to imagine a holiday, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, without turkey. It’s an important food throughout certain times of the year. Whether you’re a dieter or just curious about what you’ve been eating, here are some fun facts about turkey nutrition… 1. Here’s the calorific breakdown. 85 grams of roasted turkey breast that …
interesting facts about Ankara
4 Dec

13 Awesome Facts About Ankara

Like to know a little more about the capital cities of the world? Take a look at these fun facts about Ankara! 1. Where is Ankara, anyway? Ankara is the capital city of Turkey. 2. Here’s the perfect pronunciation. Wondering how to say the name of this wonderful city? It’s pronounced An-kur-ruh. 3. It’s a …
Fun facts about Cyprus
7 Nov

12 Sensational Facts About Cyprus

Cyprus is a natural wonder. Not only is it one of the absolute sunniest countries on the planet, it’s absolutely ripe with fantastic history and is steeped in legend! Did you know that you can even ski in the morning in Cyprus and sunbathe in the afternoon? Here are some more fun facts about Cyprus …
interesting facts about the balkans
31 Oct

13 Bold Facts About The Balkans

If you know a thing or two about Europe, then there’s a chance you’ve already heard of the Balkans. But which countries are covered by the region? The Balkans covers a region that’s likely bigger than you imagine – at 466,877 square km, there’s a lot of ground to cover, and certainly plenty of choice …
interesting facts about Turkey
26 Oct

17 Terrific Facts About Turkey

Looking to learn some interesting facts about the countries of the world? Impress your friends with your knowledge with these 17 fun facts about Turkey! 1. Where is Turkey? Turkey is a beautiful and ancient country in both Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bordered by Bulgaria to the northwest, Georgia to the northeast, …
Thanksgiving
4 Oct

11 Thought-Provoking Facts About Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the USA. It’s celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November, and originated as a harvest festival. To get you in the mood for the celebrations, here’s 11 fun facts about Thanksgiving… 1. Turkey and Thanksgiving is a modern coupling. There is no actual record of turkey being …
Map of Europe
29 Aug

15 Excellent Facts About Europe

Spanning 400 million square miles, Europe is a temperate continent in the northern hemisphere and home to 741 million people, incredible history and diverse destinations that are on many people’s bucket lists. Here are some fun facts about Europe to bring you up to speed… 1. Where does Europe get its name from? Europe was …
Facts about the Middle East
18 Aug

20 Marvellous Facts About The Middle East

The Middle East is a wild and vibrant place – full of curious culture, incredible business opportunities, and truly fascinating heritage. Many people are unaware of how thriving some of the bigger cities are in the Middle East. Unfortunately, there have been continuing reports across Western media regarding conflicts between nations out in the region …
interesting facts about the Mediterranean Sea
7 Apr

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Mediterranean Sea

It’s the warm and calm holiday destination we all know and love, but how much do we know about what lies outside the resorts? Let’s take a look at these fun facts about the Mediterranean Sea that will be on the tip of your tongue from the moment you hear them. 1. The Med is …